APNIC - Query the APNIC Whois Database

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% APNIC found the following authoritative answer from: whois.apnic.net
% [whois.apnic.net]
% Whois data copyright terms    http://www.apnic.net/db/dbcopyright.html
% Information related to ' -'
% Abuse contact for ' -' is 'abuse@somerville.com.au'
inetnum: -
netname:        NETFILTER
descr:          ISP for Independent Schools /
descr:          Small to Medium Enterprise (SME)
descr:          and Local Government
country:        AU
org:            ORG-NPL2-AP
admin-c:        NF22-AU
tech-c:         NF22-AU
status:         ALLOCATED PORTABLE
mnt-by:         APNIC-HM
mnt-lower:      MAINT-AU-NETFILTER
remarks:        --------------------------------------------------------
remarks:        To report network abuse, please contact mnt-irt
remarks:        For troubleshooting, please contact tech-c and admin-c
remarks:        Report invalid contact via www.apnic.net/invalidcontact
remarks:        --------------------------------------------------------
mnt-irt:        IRT-SOMERVILLE-AU
last-modified:  2017-08-29T23:03:44Z
source:         APNIC
irt:            IRT-SOMERVILLE-AU
address:        Level 4
address:        20 Barcoo St
address:        Roseville NSW 2069
address:        Australia
e-mail:         helpdesk@somerville.com.au
abuse-mailbox:  abuse@somerville.com.au
admin-c:        NF22-AU
tech-c:         NF22-AU
auth:           # Filtered
remarks:        abuse@somerville.com.au is invalid
remarks:        helpdesk@somerville.com.au was validated on 2020-02-09
mnt-by:         MAINT-AU-NETFILTER
last-modified:  2020-02-09T23:04:11Z
source:         APNIC
organisation:   ORG-NPL2-AP
org-name:       Netfilter Pty Ltd
country:        AU
address:        Somerville Group
address:        Unit 1
address:        Level 4
address:        20 Barcoo Street
phone:          +61-2-84254000
fax-no:         +61-2-84254099
e-mail:         support@somerville.com.au
mnt-ref:        APNIC-HM
mnt-by:         APNIC-HM
last-modified:  2018-02-06T12:55:07Z
source:         APNIC
role:           Netfilter IP Administration
address:        Level 4, 20 Barcoo St, Roseville,   NSW    2069
country:        AU
phone:          +61 2 8425 4000
e-mail:         support@netfilter.com.au
admin-c:        RF400-AU
tech-c:         RF400-AU
nic-hdl:        NF22-AU
mnt-by:         MAINT-AU-NETFILTER
last-modified:  2008-10-19T23:40:20Z
source:         APNIC
% This query was served by the APNIC Whois Service version 1.88.15-SNAPSHOT (WHOIS-NODE3)
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  • Underlined: Primary key(s).
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4 records found for ''
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IP address lookups Miscellaneous queries

1st level less specific

Returns smallest IP address range that includes the queried IP address or range


Inverse attributes

Returns objects with an attribute that matches the query text and attribute type

All less specific

Return all larger IP address ranges that include the queried IP address or range


Object types

Results that match the query and are of a specified object type

1st level more specific

Returns first level more specific address ranges within the boundaries of the queried IP address range

All more specific

Returns all more specific address ranges within the boundaries of the queried IP address range

Query hints

  • Include "AS" in front of an AS number.
    Example: AS4808

  • Include "-t" (template only) or "-v" (template and description) in front of an object name to view the template
    Example: -t inetnum


Exact match only

Returns address range that exactly matches the queried IP address range

Associated reverse domain

Returns IP address range and associated reverse domain

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